I have several tea books that have
recipes regarding the PBS series,
Downton Abbey. This week I started
looking at the paperback copy of Elizabeth
Fellow's book called "Tea at Downton".
Now don't get confused here as Julian
Fellowes is the unrelated writer
of the television series and movies.
to know that you are hearing from
someone who has done her research.
Some of us who have teas enjoy sharing
the story about Anna the Duchess of
Bedford and the birth of the custom of
Afternoon Tea. However, Elizabeth
has added other details that I found
delightful to hear about for first time.
the institution of Afternoon Tea versus
High Tea, Elizabeth Fellow has a
wonderful way of explaining the differences. My husband and I recently watched the shorter series "Belgravia" which actually shows Anna serving Afternoon Tea and comments are made in the film regarding the fact that she is the first to do this. I found this
so interesting and the fact that Julian
Fellowes included it in the production. This was the online photo of the actress portraying Anna in the series "Belgravia".
What a tiny waist she has!
this paperback but I am really intrigued.
I will definitely be trying some of the
starting to bud out.
In closing I also saw this fun
video on YouTube of a quirky